IS-linked militants release two Filipino hostages ASEAN

IS-linked militants release two Filipino hostages

Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines freed two Filipinos held captive for nearly three months, the country’s military said on January 19, the second release in within a week by the Islamic State-linked group.
Malaysia increases security at borders World

Malaysia increases security at borders

Malaysia has stepped up security at its borders in case Malaysian militant fighters try to return home after Iraqi forces launched a major offensive to take back the Islamic State stronghold of Mosul